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PostPosted: Wed Jul 02, 2014 7:15 am 
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Awesome work!

Get your painter to sand and paint the FSA cranks flat black too!


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 02, 2014 8:37 am 
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thanks WWers!

this was actually the inspiration if some of you might have wondered about the color choice/theme.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 02, 2014 9:35 am 
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Nice job.

I think you choose well orange colour. And it's unique. Lovely R5...

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2014 3:22 am 
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...have to ask, just how does one acquire a "production sample" frame of a current model Cervelo? Very curious.... EM3

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2014 12:38 am 
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em3, the usual story of a contact of a contact of a chinese cycling friend. production sample could actually also mean production excess or non-cervelo qc passed frame.

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2014 12:48 am 
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did some short rides already.
initial impressions.
-eps, nice solid sound when shifting (youll know you have shifted already, compared to smooth di2)
-for gloss carbon rims brake tracks (bora, racingspeed, ax, extralite, etc), campy carbon pads work best!
-rotor q-rings, first time user, funny pedaling feeling initially which goes away after some time.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 14, 2014 5:17 am 
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had to change seatposts, 6k cycles ultralight slipping.

now using token 9141m 27.2 post. 30g more but ill take the small penalty over slippage.
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 15, 2014 6:02 am 
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very nice! which grit sand papers did you use? I'm doing the same this with mine

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 15, 2014 8:39 am 
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400 to sand the topcoat and paint off. then 800 to smoothen.

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 15, 2014 7:36 pm 
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Crazy paintjob!! Pure bikeporn!

It reminds me of Sylvain Chavanel's orange Specialized and the orange Scott he's ow riding at TdF.
Looks as nice as the Kinesis Aithein in orange posted in this topic.
Now I'm sure: orange is the new black.

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 5:15 pm 
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Yeah I like it too...

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 24, 2014 7:21 am 
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Sweet bike, very nice colour and a nice contrast to all the black bikes now days.

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 24, 2014 9:42 am 
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Man, what a built! :up:
I love the paintjob! WOW! :thumbup:
GREAT JOB!

There are only 2 things I do not like:
- silver bar tape....I would love black
- FSA cranks....I would go Campa


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 24, 2014 1:54 pm 
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is it me or has nobody noticed the big ring being 180 degrees out ?(-:
very nice job tho, love it !


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 29, 2014 5:33 pm 
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Where is possible to get that low stack headset cap?
I always loved that but can't find...
Thanks!


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